#1
I know this is advertising, but I figured since it would help a lot of new players start out with a good tube amp instead of a crappy SS package... I think you'll mostly agree its a worthy cause to have one tiny exception to the rule this time

while searching Musiciansfriend i found that epiphone is now making a package with a valve junior combo and an SG-310 or a Les Paul 100.

SG-310

http://www.musiciansfriend.com/product/Epiphone-SG310-HiPerformance-Electric-Guitar-Pack-with-Valve-Junior-Amp?sku=514491

Les Paul 100

http://www.musiciansfriend.com/product/Epiphone-Les-Paul100-HiPerformance-Pack-with-Valve-Junior-Amp?sku=514492

The guitars may not be the greatest, but the amp is one of the best I've ever seen included in a starter pack, and its definitely not bad(not as good as the head but meh) and its not too expensive either...

I think its a worthy recommendations to newbies asking what gear to buy...
Gear:

Jackson dk2m
MIM strat
peavey jsx 2x12 combo
Recording King RDC-26
Digitch RP1000
Crybaby 535Q
#3
The only problem with those, is that the Valve Junior can't do metal without and OD.
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#4
Quote by SSL27
The only problem with those, is that the Valve Junior can't do metal without and OD.



yep, and todays music is mostly metal. Once they get that they'll be "wdf is this??"


but then soon theyll realize what a great little amp that V junior was


.......like me
#5
Quote by esp1234
yep, and todays music is mostly metal. Once they get that they'll be "wdf is this??"


but then soon theyll realize what a great little amp that V junior was


.......like me

LMFAO. It took me a year to realize that my starter amp had distortion. I had my second amp by then and when I was shopping the guy needed to explain distortion to me. That's the story of how I became a gain *****.
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#6
While for us veterans I think it's a very good deal, I think that it's better for new players to try out whatever tone they think is good before they can truly appreciate tube tone. And as you said: many of the music is metal or use metal-style distortion (particularly J-rock, which is very common in Vancouver), which this is not as good unless one have a pedal.